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Deal
Dec. 12, 1973
Omni Coliseum

In a week of very good Deals, this one struts its stuff. Fine and full of fun, listen to Jerry shine.
2
How Long Blues
July 12, 1970
Fillmore East

You need the Sir Mick source on IA as some of the shows seem to be the night before. Muddy sound but a good version of the few times this song was pla
1
Monkey and the Engineer
June 4, 1970
Fillmore West

Happy sing-along start to Thursday night mellowness at the Winterland.
1
Deal
Nov. 17, 1971
Albuquerque Civic Auditorium

IMO you can always tell the headiness of a show by how much love and care and attention goes into songs like Deal &This is one is right on point
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U.S. Blues (Wave That Flag)
May 17, 1974
P.N.E. Coliseum

Classic,bouncy good time opener for this WOS show to start set 2. Great Jerry solo,but listen for Keith too.

Comments

St. Stephen
April 21, 1969
The Ark

I'm finding myself listening to a whole lot of DS>St Stephen>(William Tell sometimes)>Eleven from the Feb-April 1969 shows. What a wonderful way to spend my time. I sometimes feel my heart will burst with joy as I listen to Jerry's fiery,fluent,inventive and joyous playing.
Dark Star
April 21, 1969
The Ark

Another fantastic Dark Star.
The Eleven
April 21, 1969
The Ark

April 69-another of those months where there is hardly a poor song let alone a poor show. Fasten your seat belts and prepare to take off!
Dark Star
Feb. 21, 1969
Dream Bowl

As it's now the 50th anniversary year, listening to a lot of 69 GD. These Dark Stars are just so spectacular.
Dupree's Diamond Blues
April 20, 1969
Clark University

I'm listening and downloading this show as I type. Another gem from '69. What a GREAT year. In this 50th anniversary year, I'm hoping that we might get some official HDCD releases of this show( or the Dream Bowl or the ARK shows......)